On Friday, snow will still be falling with significant accumulations likely along and north of the I-44 corridor.
The latest News On 6 Future View weather graphic, 11 a.m. Wednesday.
TULSA, OK -- Most of northern Oklahoma is under a Winter Storm Warning which will be in effect from 6 a.m. Thursday through noon Friday.
As projections are updated the snow/sleet/ice areas have shifted north putting the Tulsa Metro area and especially Creek County just southwest of the Metro in danger of severe icing while reducing the amount of snow likely.
The News On 6 WARN Team says a major winter storm moving east across the southwestern U.S. is expected to collide with cold air from Canada late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.
Southwest Airlines says Thursday, only the first four flights out of Tulsa International Airport will be leaving. After 8:15 a.m. Thursday, all Southwest Airlines flights have been canceled.
Tulsa International Airport met with the airlines Wednesday afternoon to discuss their winter weather plans for Thursday. Southwest and Delta have both announced flight cancellations.
The rain is expected to begin Thursday morning and could quickly change over to freezing rain across portions of northern Oklahoma.
By midday or early afternoon, precipitation will be in the form of sleet with freezing rain near the I-40 corridor.
Thursday evening, the sleet will transition to snow across the northern third of the state, with freezing rain remaining along the I-40 corridor.
Snow will continue to fall into Friday, with significant accumulations likely along and north of the I-44 corridor.
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